Was this a total team effort ? Absolutely. Gibson only ced 6 shots in the first period, 3 in the second, and only 18 shots overall.
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For Gibsons effort, he was named Number one star of the game.
There may be another interesting twist to this story. With Hiller having been a bit shaky recently, and the playoffs just over a week away, Gibson may soon get a shot on a much bigger stage. Nothing more needs to be spoken on that matter, anyone can fill in the blanks.
The last goalie to get a shutout in his NHL debut, was Al Montoya on April 1, 2009.
With the win, the Ducks snapped a two game losing streak.
cheap womens jordans On Monday, April 7, 2014, the Anaheim Ducks got a lift from an unlikely source. In recent weeks, the Ducks have been a bit off their game. Not only the skaters, but also the number one goalie Jonas Hiller. On this Monday evening, playing on the road against their third straight nonQQplayoff team, Anaheim came up big.
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In the third period, Gibson did have to come up big several times with his team holding a 3QQ0 lead. In the end, he made the stops he had to make, and preserved his flawless debut. Gibson will always have this moment.
Gibsons first NHL start, turned out to be a 3QQ0 shutout win, on the road, against the Vancouver Canucks. The team won, but this was Gibsons night.
Said Gibson, It was a great day, its a day Ill remember for the rest of my life.
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With only three games left in the 2014 regular season, the Ducks now have a 3 point lead over the second place San Jose Sharks in the Pacific division. The Sharks will be in Anaheim on Wednesday night to ce the Ducks. If the Ducks get a win in regulation time, they will have clinched the Pacific division crown, and will ce a wildcard team in the first round of the playoffs, while San Jose would ce the L.A. Kings.
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Due to Hiller needing rest, and an injury to normal backup goalie Frederik Andersen, rookie goaltender John Gibson got the opportunity to start his firstQQever NHL game. It will be one he will not soon forget. In ct, no matter how the rest of his NHL career goes, even if he never plays in another NHL game (quite unlikely), he will always have this night, and this moment. This is the kind of stuff about which one tells ones grandchildren.
Gibson was the Ducks second round pick (39th overall) in the 2011 entry draft. The 20QQyear old is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. The athletic youngster stands 63, 210 Lbs. On this night, he became the youngest goaltender in franchise history to start an NHL game.
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